Nov 24

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Mar 24

MailBot account creator updated to version 11.37.

When the “Random country” setting is checked on the “SMS” tab, country list now contains checkboxes that allow you to specify specific countries from which a random one will be selected to get the phone number:

Multiple choice of countries to get a phone number

When you right-click on the “Phone numbers country” field, a context menu pops up with the items “Select all” and “Deselect all”, which allows you to select or deselect all countries in one action.

Also implemented in MailBot 11.37:

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Nov 18

MailBot account creator updated to version 11.1.

Yahoo and AOL.com removed the LSA (“Allow apps that use less secure sign in”) setting on all new accounts created after October 19, 2019:

New setting Generate app password in Yahoo account

On all accounts created before this date, the setting is still available.

For new accounts it is now necessary to generate a separate password for access via POP3 / IMAP / SMTP:

LSA password generation form

Yahoo and AOL.com creators in MailBot are updated and generate a new password for POP3 / IMAP / SMTP access automatically. You don’t even have to Read more »

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Jul 09

MailBot account creator updated to version 10.57.

Support of alternative (two-step) signup form was implemented in Yahoo creator (right one):

Comparison of two variants of Yahoo signup form

In the right variant of form, the phone number is requested on the next step. Prior to version 10.57, on this form MailBot produced an error about the impossibility of sending an SMS to a phone number.

Support of alternative unlocking account form was implemented in Outlook unlocker:

Alternative unlocking Outlook account form

In the browser this form assumes a mandatory password change at one of the steps, but the Outlook unlocker in MailBot unlocks such accounts without changing the password.

New setting “Disable smart folders” has appeared on the “Accounts” tab, which allows you to disable Read more »

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Dec 18

MailBot account creator updated to version 8.5.

SMS-verification service getsmscode.com API is implemented. To use it you need to enter your email on getsmscode.com and your API token, separated by colon, in the “API key” field on the “SMS” tab in MailBot, like this:

tavel@tavel.in:248c7d591a880a28261771aa7e619ef6

Price table as of January 31, 2018:

CountriesPrice of 1 SMS (declared on site)Price of 1 SMS (actually)
China$0.05$0.15
USA$0.4$0.5
Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Russia, Egypt, Australia, United Kingdom, South Africa, Hong Kong$0.15$0.3-$2.0

Also implemented in version 8.5:

  • displaying the count of free phone numbers and phone country selection support in SMS-Acktiwator API, now it supports Russian Federation, Ukraine and Kazakhstan
  • «Pass the proxy for reCAPTCHA» setting support for Read more »

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